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HBRAMA Develops On-Line Covid-19 Training and Certification for Residential Construction

To ensure housing construction proceeds as safely as possible during the pandemic, HBRAMA has developed this training course for home builders and remodelers throughout the state.


HBRAMA Meets with Reopening Advisory Board

Representatives of the HBRAMA met with Governor Baker’s Reopening Advisory Board on Sunday, May 3rd, to discuss the current status and readiness level of its members to fully resume residential construction in the Commonwealth.


State Issues Guidance for Building Officials COVID-19

On Tuesday, March 17, the state Office of Public Safety and Inspections issued guidance for local building officials relative to the state of emergency declared by Gov. Baker.


SJC Ruling on Abutter Appeals a Huge Win for HBRAMA

HBRAMA submitted an amicus brief in support of the defendants who were seeking to build a single-family home in a residential district of Sherborn that require a minimum lot of 3 acres. The SJC overturned their previous ruling at the Appeals Court.


HBRAMA Files Opposition to Brookline Natural Gas Ban with Attorney General

HBRAMA works together with multiple organizations to submit a written objection to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey urging her to invalidate the bylaw that requires the town’s building commissioner to withhold building permits from new buildings if those buildings include new natural gas infrastructure for heat, hot water, or certain other purposes.


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